Donation Type: Rehome   Donation Number: H4H3626742   Views: 839   Horse Owner: trottingon Contact seller   Updated On: Jan 09, 2018

Scrumpy


Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut
Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut
Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut
Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut
Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut
Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut
Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut
Scrumpy - Haflinger - Chestnut

If you choose to apply for this horse and are selected as the most suitable applicant you will be required to pay the standard donation of £50 which includes the cost of a rehome, loan or share agreement, and the work undertaken by the charity. The following additional donation and commitment has been requested by the owner to be paid to the charity by the successful applicant in respect of their horse:

  • make a donation of £300 to Horses4Homes Foundation

Please take note:

  • All horses must first be applied for before any visits are arranged
  • It is possible to ask owners questions via the messaging system prior to submitting an application
  • All applicants are encouraged to have the horse examined by a vet prior to rehoming, loaning or sharing
  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 100 miles radius from the current horse location
Scrumpy is an old head on young shoulders. As beautiful on the inside as he is on the outside, Scrumpy has been brought on slowly and a blank canvas, now ready to go out and have some fun. I have owned him since a foal and he has always been sensible and a pleasure to own.
In 2016 I took part in quite a few fun rides and also took him on a trekking holiday for four days and he enjoyed every moment, even staying away from home didn't bother him.
Scrumpy will need a confident and knowledgeable rider.

Owned since
September 2012
Sex
Gelding
Height
14.3 hands
Breed
Haflinger (Pure Breed)
Age
6 years
Colour
Chestnut
Passport number
826065300001986
Passport Registration Agency
Haflinger Society Of Great Britain
Available for rehoming with tack and rugs
No
Level of rider
Intermediate
Reason for re-home/share
Change in family circumstances, divorce/separation, birth of new child, family bereavement
Horse is involved in the following activities
Daily hacking, Schooling, Driving, Unaffiliated Competitions, Dressage, Show jumping, Cross-country, Endurance, Showing
Need to be stabled at night?
No he can live out all year round
Need to be put on restricted grazing to limit weight gain?
Yes
Horse vaccinated annually for flu and tetanus
Yes
Maximum weight this horse can carry
12 stones
Is the horse in work?
Yes light work

  • Most suitable home and loanee/owner/sharer

    Scrumpy is an ideal family pony, would make an ideal Mum and teenager share. I will only let him go to an experienced home where he will take part in riding club activities and training to further his education. He has all the makings of a true all-rounder and it would be great for him to have an active and varied life. A knowledge of Haflingers would also be helpful. Scrumpy has been out on loan for the past six months but this is about to end due to his loanee now working longer hours.

  • Details of the tack used to ride the horse

    Scrumpy is currently ridden in a cavesson bridle with a Neue Schule Starter Bit and an Ideal H&C Saddle.

  • Horse is involved in the following activities

    Daily hacking, Schooling, Driving, Unaffiliated Competitions, Dressage, Show jumping, Cross-country, Endurance, Showing

149 centimeters
59 inches

Restrictions

  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 100 miles radius from the current horse location

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Relevant health or lameness issues

None

Veterinary examinations or treatment given in the past 12 months

None

Details of the veterinary practice this horse is registered with

The Stables Equine Practice | 01749 830666 | Conkerfield, Pennybatch Lane, Wookey, Nr Wells. BA5 1NH | on their web page | stablesequinepractice.co.uk

Please describe your horses behaviour in traffic

In company, Scrumpy is generally very good. As with any horse, loud motor bikes and old diesel engines sometimes un-nerve him but he does take confidence from other horses that he is hacking out with.

Please describe your horses behaviour when hacking out alone and in company

Due to Scrumpy being young, I always hacked out with others in a group as the roads and lanes are very busy (and quite dangerous at times) where we live. Scrumpy is not usually bothered about horses getting too close or walking along side him. Scrumpy does not get strong or silly in open spaces. I have hacked him out alone and he is more alert and forward going but sure that confidence will come with age.

Details of any individual behavioural traits which may influence the type of person best suited to take on the horse

I never encountered any behavioural problems whatsoever while Scrumpy was in my care, he went out on loan with perfect manners. He has been a little cheeky with his loaner but I am sure this is due to him not being mentally stimulated at present and he clearly needs to be ridden and schooled more often to keep his mind active. I was riding him three times a week until June 2016. Scrumpy needs to be homed with someone where he gets enough attention and work.

Details of the activities that the horse must not participate in due to previous injury

None

Explanation whether this horse is simply a good doer or whether he is prone to laminitis

Being a Haflinger, Scrumpy can live on fresh air! Very good doer, has not suffered from laminitis.

Details of any problems when being ridden

Has been nappy in the school with current loanee, needs a confident rider to bring out his potential. Scrumpy isn't nasty just needs a firm rider with a 'can do' attitude and plenty of time and patience as Haflingers can be hard work at times.

Horse vaccinated annually for flu and tetanus

Yes

Need to be stabled at night?

No he can live out all year round

Need to be put on restricted grazing to limit weight gain?

Yes


Restrictions

  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 100 miles radius from the current horse location

Please enter your postcode to check if you are within the radius (100 miles):      

Haflinger

The Haflinger is a breed of horse developed in Austria and northern Italy during the late 1800s. There are several theories as to this breed's origin, but its current conformation and appearance are the result of infusions of Arabian and various European breeds blood into the original native Tyrolean ponies. Haflinger horses are relatively small, are always chestnut in color, and have distinctive gaits described as energetic but smooth. The breed is well-muscled, but with an elegant appearance. Haflingers have many uses, including light draft and harness work as well as various under-saddle disciplines such as endurance riding, dressage, equestrian vaulting and therapeutic riding programs.

Type: The horse's appearance should be elegant and harmonious, with a refined and expressive head with large eyes, a well shaped mid-section, and a well-shaped croup which must not be too steep or too short. The horse should be well muscled and show correct, clean limbs with well formed clearly defined joints. Breeding stallions should have unmistakable masculine features and brood mares should exhibit undeniable feminine lines and features.

Head: Should be noble and lean and should fit well with the rest of the horse. The eyes should be large and positioned forward. The nostrils should be large and wide. Should have a light poll and correctly positioned ears.

Neck: Should be of medium length and should become narrower towards the head. There should be sufficient freedom through the jowls.

Front-section: Well pronounced withers that reach far into the back, a large sloped shoulder and a deep broad chest.

Back: Medium length, well muscled, and when in motion should combine elasticity, balance and tension.

Mid-section: Well connected to both forehand and hindquarters, with sufficient girth and curved deep ribs.

Hindquarters: A long well muscled croup, slightly sloped and not too much split.

Tail: Not too deeply set.

Legs: Show clear, lean distinct joints, and equal stance on all four feet. Legs should be in a straight line when viewed front or back. From the side the front legs should be straight and hind legs should display an angle of 150 degrees through the hock and an angle of 45-50 degrees through the pastern and hoof to the ground. The knee should be broad and flat and the hocks wide and powerful. Pasterns should be long and well developed and the hooves should be round, distinct and hard.

Movement and basic gaits: Diligent, rhythmic and ground covering gaits. The walk should be relaxed, energetic, and proud and cadenced. The trot and canter should be elastic, energetic, athletic, and cadenced with natural self-carriage and off the forehand as well as balanced with a distinct moment of suspension. The hindquarters should work actively with lots of propulsion. This propulsion should transfer through the elastic back to the free moving shoulder and front legs. A little knee action is desired. Especially the canter should have a very distinct forward-upward motion.

Haflinger color:

  • They range in color from light to dark chocolate. Most are chestnut with a flaxen mane and tail.

Haflinger size:

  • The height of the breed has increased since the end of World War II, when they stood an average of 13.3 hh. The desired height today is between 13.2 - 15 hh

Haflinger weight:

  • Weight of this breed ranges from 800-1300 lb (365 - 590 kg)

Haflinger temperament:

  • Sound, strong character, a good disposition, sturdy all purpose type, willingness to work, efficient, easy keepers

Haflinger origin:

  • Haflinger Horses originated from the Tyrolean mountains on the border of Northern Italy and Austria

Haflinger genetic diseases:

  • This horse breed is resistant to disease.

Haflinger uses:

The Haflinger was originally developed to work in the mountainous regions of its native land, where it was used as a mountain pack horse and for forestry and agricultural work. Today the breed is used in many activities that include draft and pack work, light harness and combined driving, and many under-saddle events, including western-style horse show classes, trail and endurance riding, dressage, show jumping, vaulting, and therapeutic riding programs. They are used extensively as dressage horses for children, but are also tall and sturdy enough to be suitable as riding horses for adults. There are several national shows for Haflingers worldwide, including those in Germany, Great Britain and the United States.

Haflinger influence:

  • Arabian.